A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1916-04-06 - 1916-04-08
Summary:

The drama in 3 parts, 'The Arch Villain,' on Friday, 7th April, 1916. Pictures including 'The Great War,' Keystone comedy and others. Charlie Chaplin 'In the Park' is coming on Friday, 14th April.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-11 - 1916-12-13
Summary:

On Dec 12, performance by Brilliant; Pathe's interesting photoplay 'The She Wolf' in 3 parts; The Great War Series (D.4); Pathe's British Gazette; Sauce for the Gander; Thousand Dollars Reward; 'Mabel's Wilful Way.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-14 - 1916-12-16
Summary:

On Dec 15, the magnificent Gold Rooster play, featuring Ruth Roland of Red Circle fame in the 'Matrimonial Martyr,' a ripping coloured comedy in 5 parts; The Great War (series D.5); 'Chasing the Submarine'; 'Pathe's British Gazette'; 'Pokes and Jabs in One…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-18 - 1916-12-20
Summary:

On Dec 19, performance by Brilliant; 'Sons of France,' a thrilling tale of modern warfare in 3 parts, including French fighting, its difficulties and dangers; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; 'Have You Seen My Girl'; 'A Well Sick Man'; 'Wiffles the…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-12-28 - 1916-12-30
Summary:

On Dec 29, performance by Shirleys; the magnificent exclusive film 'On the Brink' in 3 reels, featuring Mdlle Robinne; Pathe's British Gazette, The Great War; a Chaplin comedy, 'Dough and Dynamite'; don't forget the 'Iron Claw,' it grips you.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-29 - 1917-03-31
Summary:

On Mar 30, forty minutes of laughter: Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque in 'Carmen' in 4 parts; Pathe's British & American Gazettes; 'Despised,' a beautiful drama in 2 parts; 'The Great War' and various comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-15 - 1917-03-17
Summary:

On Mar 16, the great historical and spectacular drama 'Salomba' [sic] in 6 parts, from the novel by Gustave Flaubert; Pathe's Gazette: 'The Great War Series' (D.18); Chaplin and Keystone comics; on Mar 20, 'Julius Caesar.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-24
Summary:

On Mar 23, the grand prize photoplay 'Lillian's Atonement' in 5 parts; Pathe's British Gazette, Great War, 'The Ghost Fakers' [sic].

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-05 - 1917-03-07
Summary:

On Mar 6, 17th and 18th episodes of 'Greed'; 'The Great War' and various comics; on Mar 8, 2nd episode of 'Two Little Vagabonds.'

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-08 - 1917-03-10
Summary:

On Mar 9, 2nd episode of 'Two Little Vagabonds' in 4 parts; 'The Great War,' Keystone, Chaplin, and other comics.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-03-23 - 1917-03-24
Summary:

Tonight, the grand prize photoplay of great interest, featuring Lillian Weggins, 'Lillian's Atonement,' this marvellous film shows life in all its phases, from selected private gambling resorts to the excitement of a Western mining camp; Pathe's British Gazette No. 398,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-22 - 1917-06-22
Summary:

On June 22, 9th and 10th series of 'Who's Guilty,' 'A Trial of Souls' and 'The Water Strain'; Pathe's British Gazettes, American Gazettes, and The Great War; comics: Starlight and Keystone.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-06-28 - 1917-06-30
Summary:

On June 29, Pathe colour feature: 'Hands from the Shadow' in 3 parts; 11th series of 'Who's Guilty' (The Lost Paradise); Pathe's American Gazette; The Great War; 'Lonesome Luke' (comedy); Keystone comedy.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-05-31 - 1917-06-02
Summary:

On June 1, 3rd & 4th series of 'Who's Guilty,' 'The Tangled Web' and 'The Silent Shame'; Pathe's American Gazette and Pathe's British Gazette, 'The Great War'; comics: 'Dizzy Heights & Daring Hearts' (triangle Keystone, 2…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-09-06 - 1917-09-08
Summary:

On Sept 7, Pathe's great serial, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow,' 'The Incorrigible Captive' and 'The Vanishing Mantle'; Pathe's British French & American Gazettes: The Great War, Portuguese army prepares for war; instructive: '…

16
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1917-08-23 - 1917-08-25
Summary:

On Aug 24, the wonder serial of the world in 15 episodes each two reels, showing 5th and 6th episodes of 'The Shielding Shadow,' 'Through Bolted Doors' and 'The Disappearing Prisoner'; Pathe's British Gazette and 'Pathe's American Gazette,'…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1918-01-03 - 1918-01-05
Summary:

On Jan 4, Pathe's greatest serial, featuring Mollie King, 9th and 10th episodes of 'The Mystery of the Double Cross'; interesting: 'The Great War'; comics: Wiffles in 2 parts: 'His Maiden Aunt.'

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-21 - 1925-02-26
Summary:

Commencing today at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Metro Pictures Corporation presents Rex Ingram's mammoth production of 'Scaramouche,' founded on the thrilling novel of the French Revolution by Rafael Sabatini with Ramon Novarro, Alice Terry and Lewis Stone. Prices of admission…

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Headline: Queen's Theatre
Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1925-02-27 - 1925-03-02
Summary:

Friday to Monday, February 27 to March 2 at 2.30, 5.15, 7.15 and 9.15 p.m., Goldwyn Pictures Corporation presents Lon Chaney in 'The [sic] Blind Bargain.' Also Buster Keaton in 'Hard Luck,' 2 parts. Prices of admission: at 5.15, 80 cents, 50 cents and 30 cents; 9.15, $1.20,…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1916-09-07 - 1916-09-09
Summary:

On Sept 9, 7th and 8th episodes of 'The Black Box Mystery' [sic]; The Great War, Pathe's Gazette; comics: John Bunny, Keystones.